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Calculus A

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Find the derivative of this function:

y=sin(cosx)

Any help would be appreciated.

  • Calculus A -

    y=sinu where u is cosx

    dy/dx=cosu du/dx= cosu * -sinx
    = -cos(cosx)*sinx

  • Calculus A -

    Oh, thanks. That makes it much easier. Didn't actually notice the cos(x) as being u.

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